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Fisherman Discovers 101-Year-Old Message In A Bottle Floating Along In The Baltic Sea!

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This salty sea tale begins over one hundred years ago…

It was 1913. Europe was on the precipice of a great war, Henry Ford had just developed the first moving assembly line, and American women were still seven years away from the right to vote.

That year a German named Richard Platz scribbled a message, tucked into into a beer bottle, and flung it into the Baltic Sea.

Okay, now fast forward a century!

It's March 2014. The world has endured two World Wars and Kanye West interrupting Swifty Poo on stage!

A fisherman named Konrad Fischer — with a name like that we're inclined to believe this was his destiny — catches something most unexpected:

A 101-year-old beer bottle containing Mr. Platz's message!

Wait, WHAT?! That's AH-Mazing? Was the beer still any good? Talk about catching a buzz, LOLz!

So, Konrad did what any fisherman might do! He threw the bottle back into the sea and then peed over the railing of his boat reported his historical findings to the proper authorities!

He took it to the Holger von Neuhoff of the International Maritime Museum who said:

"This is certainly the first time such an old message in a bottle was found, particularly with the bottle intact."

Eventually, the time-worn message even made it made its way to Angela Erdmann, the sender's 62-year-old granddaughter.

She confessed:

"It was almost unbelievable. Tears rolled down my cheek."

Aww! Now tears are rolling down our cheek!

So, what did the message say?

Sorry, folks — that's between Richard and the sea.

Either way, this story has a much happier ending than Kevin Costner's Message in a Bottle!!!

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One comment to “Fisherman Discovers 101-Year-Old Message In A Bottle Floating Along In The Baltic Sea!”

  1. 1

    Read that this am on Yahoo, sorry to not hear what the message said.